Disruptions as North East Tunnel sets up

A number of road closures and detours will soon kick in as the North East Link Program prepares for major works.

During August and September North East Link will be setting up construction compounds and sites in Bulleen Road, Bulleen and Borlase Reserve, Yallambie.

In Bulleen, the existing footpath and bike lane closure on the eastern side of Bulleen Road between Golden Way and Trinity Grammar will be maintained.

A detour route is provided along Golden Way, Rocklea Road, Barak Street and Thompsons Road until late 2022.

The northbound bike lane between Bulleen Park access road and the Veneto Club entrance will be closed.

A detour route is provided along Thompsons Road, Barak Street, Rocklea Road and Golden Way.

The existing footpath closure on the western side of Bulleen Road between Greenaway Street and Golden Way will be in place until late 2022.

Bulleen detour map

In Yallambie, Borlase Reserve will continue to be used as a site compound to support major tunnelling works and construction of the new Lower Plenty Road interchange.

Bike riders will be detoured via Erskine Road, Wilmot Street, Finlayson Street and Silk Street to get back to Lower Plenty Road.

From Lower Plenty Road, riders can also use Cantala Avenue, Leura Avenue and McCrae Road to access River Gum Walk.

Pedestrians will continue to be detoured onto the path on the western side of Greensborough Road at Erskine Road.

The informal walking track between Borlase Street and Greensborough Road opposite Coleen Street will remain closed during construction.

Once Borlase Street is closed north of Debra Court, pedestrians will no longer be able to walk south from Coleen Street. Access to and from Lower Plenty Road will be via Coleen and Crew streets.

Yallambie detour map

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